DC Tours lead guide Paul 'Donzo' Donnelly remembers the halcyon days of his youth as a young punk in Belfast in the eighties.
Donzo casts his eye over the unique histories of some of Belfast's earliest churches. Don’t worry, this is not a theological piece but rather a hybrid muse of the historical, social and personal.
Donzo regularly gets asked what is his favourite book about the Troubles from our list of recommendations. Here it is. It may surprise you...
Donzo explores the hidden meaning behind the name DC Tours, how the Troubles in Northern Ireland influenced it and what it stands for.
The trials and tribulations of attending local football matches in Belfast in the eighties. Paul reminiscences about the good old days...
In February 2018 Donzo became the very first guest in Blindboy Boatclub's series of live podcasts. Recorded at the Duncairn in North Belfast.
In February 2018 Donzo was the guest on Blindboy Boatclub's first ever live podcast, talking about Belfast, tours and a whole lot more...
Donzo revisits his younger and not so innocent days working as a doorman in Lavery's, easily the best bar in Belfast.
That time Donzo was being questioned by the police as his tour group arrived...the perils of mixing tourism with flag protests.
Donzo remembers some of the challenges of being a tour guide in the contested space and conflicted city of Belfast.
Donzo looks back at the many new friendships formed, projects created and connections made from being a tour guide with DC Tours.
Top UK Tour Guide Paul 'Donzo' Donnelly blogs about that time he left Belfast for a whole 2 days and won an award!